Doctors of internal medicine specialize in adult medicine and have had training that focuses on the prevention and treatment of adult diseases.
Upstate internists and nurse practitioners are equipped to deal with simple or complex health issues. They are specially trained to solve puzzling diagnostic problems and manage chronic illnesses. They also educate and consult patients in specialized areas such as:
- Wellness (disease prevention and the promotion of health)
- Women's health
- Substance abuse
- Mental health
- Common problems of the eyes, ears, joints, skin, nervous system and reproductive organs